Cetil

Cetil

cefuroxime

Manufacturer:

Lupin

Distributor:

Maxxcare

Marketer:

Lupin
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cefuroxime axetil
Indications/Uses
Upper & lower resp tract infections, skin & soft tissue infections, UTI, bone & joint infections & gonococcal infections. Treatment & prevention of Lyme disease.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & adolescent ≥13 yr Pharyngitis/tonsillitis, acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis 250 mg bd for 10 days. Acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, uncomplicated skin & skin structure infections 250 or 500 mg bd for 10 days. Secondary bacterial infections of acute bronchitis 250 or 500 mg bd for 5-10 days. Uncomplicated UTI 125 or 250 mg bd for 7-10 days. Uncomplicated gonorrhea 1000 mg as a single dose. Early Lyme disease 500 mg bd for 20 days. Childn Acute otitis media & bacterial maxillary sinusitis 250 mg bd for 10 days. Pharyngitis/tonsillitis 125 mg bd for 10 days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
History of hypersensitivity to cephalexin or other cephalosporins.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity to β-lactam antibiotics. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Hypersensitivity reactions, GI disturbances.
Drug Interactions
Loop diuretics, aminoglycosides.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DC02 - cefuroxime ; Belongs to the class of second-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Cetil FC tab 250 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 4's;10's
Form
Cetil FC tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 4's;10's
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